Scott County Conservation Department

Conservation Features

Bike & Equestrian Trails Are Open!

Scott County Park Mountain bike & Equestrian trails are open.  There are still a few wet areas closed off so please avoid them.  If you would like additional information, please call Scott County Park at (563) 328-3282 ext 1

Emerald Ash BorerFirewood Ban Update

Due to infestations of Emerald Ash Borer, Out-Of-County firewood without proper IDALS labeling is NOT permitted.  For more information speak with our park staff or visit:

Fall Halloween Hike at the Wapsi

Saturday, October 25th from 5:00-10:00pm at the Wapsi River Center.  Join us for an educational hike to learn about nocturnal creatures.  Learn about the human eye, and how night-time animals can see much better than humans, and then take a stroll through the woods to discover some of the amazing nocturnal creatures!!!  After the hike we will provide a fire for roasting (please bring your own meal to cook) and  we'll provide the hot chocolate and snacks.  BYOM "Bring your own Mug".  Please call to pre-register (563) 328-3286.

Fall Green Special - Discounted Green Fee Rates

Beginning October 1st and through the remaining season at Glynns Creek Golf Course you can play 18 holes of golf for $25 Monday through Friday including cart.  On Saturday and Sundays play 18 holes for $35 including cart.  Come out and take advantage of this special and our great golf course!  For additional information or to reserve a tee time please call (563) 328-3284. 

Pine Grove CabinsLuxury Rental Cabins

Scott County Park adds two luxury rental cabins to the park. Each cabin will comfortably sleep six, with two bedrooms, a full bathroom, living room, fireplace, and kitchen area. The cabins feature finished interiors, decks, grading and landscaping.

Picture of the Dan Nagle Walnut Grove Pioneer VillageOnline Virtual Tours

The Dan Nagle Walnut Grove Pioneer Village is open for the season. Check out our online virtual tour. For group tours contact the Pioneer Village Site Coordinator at (563) 328-3283.

CampingCamping and RV Parks

Find great camping and trailer spots at any of the following Conservation park sites:

Photo of Buffalo Bill Cody. Virtually Visit the Cody Homestead

The Cody Homestead is Buffalo Bill Cody's boyhood home located in rural Scott County. Buffalo Bill Cody was born in Scott County February 26, 1846:



Administrative Office
14910-110th Avenue
Davenport, Iowa 52804
Phone: (563) 328-3280
Fax: (563) 381-2805

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West Lake Park: 563-328-3281
Scott County Park: 563-328-3282
Pioneer Village: 563-328-3283
Glynns Creek Golf Course: 563-328-3284
Wapsi Education Center: 563-328-3286
Cody Homestead: 563-225-2981


OUR MISSION: To improve the quality of life and promote and preserve the health, welfare, and enjoyment for the citizens of Scott County and the general public by acquiring, developing, operating, and preserving the historical, educational, environmental, recreational and natural resources of the County.
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Sorry, camping reservations are not accepted. Campgrounds are open year round.

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The W.R.E.N - Wapsi River Environmental News

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